Appropriations (112th Congress)

Recent Activity

May 7, 2012 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the initial fiscal year 2013 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. The legislation will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill totals $71.7 billion in discretionary funding, which is the same as the fiscal year 2012 level.
Apr 24, 2012 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the proposed funding allocations – also known as the 302(b)s – for the 12 Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2013. The allocations represent the top-line funding level for each Appropriations bill, and are consistent with the overall top-line discretionary spending level of $1.028 trillion approved in the House Budget Resolution last month.
Mar 2, 2012 Press Release
“Norm Dicks and I have been friends and colleagues for many years, and I have rarely had the chance to work with someone of his decency, strong work ethic, jovial character, and honesty."
Feb 13, 2012 Press Release
“The Appropriations Committee will take a close look at the President’s budget request, and is prepared to work with the Administration in areas of mutual interest. However, the President’s budget falls exceptionally short in many critical areas – including a lack of any substantive proposal for mandatory and entitlement spending reform."
Feb 8, 2012 Press Release
"Not only does the Line-Item Veto fly in the face of our Constitution and the Framers’ protections, but budget experts also doubt its effectiveness as a spending reduction tool."
Dec 15, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has announced that the final fiscal year 2012 Appropriations legislation will move forward with the approval of House and Senate conferees.
Dec 8, 2011 Article
"All told, we are on track to reduce overall discretionary spending by nearly $93 billion compared to Fiscal Year 2010 – continuing the downward trend towards accountable, responsible levels that will help address our deficits and spur economic growth and job creation."
Oct 4, 2011 Article
Chairman Rogers: "We simply must not leave our citizens in the lurch – particularly as thousands of American families and communities continue to rebuild following devastating natural disasters across the country."
Sep 29, 2011 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and other related agencies.
Sep 23, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today blasted the Senate Democrat leadership for defeating a critical measure – passed on a bipartisan basis in the House last night – to prevent a government shutdown and to provide desperately needed disaster relief funds.